Photo of the Day: Spirit of Boston

  A bunch of decommissioned Fokker F-28 airplanes that used to belong to Canadian Regional Airlines were parked and abandoned outside a hanger in Saskatoon back in 2007. Wendy and I took some shots of them before they deteriorate any more. The logos and markings had been painted over but several years in the elements have faded…

How Protected Bike Lanes Mean Business

A great ebook that demonstrates how protected bike lanes can bring economic gain and vibrancy into neighbourhood businesses. FUELING REDEVELOPMENT TO BOOST REAL ESTATE VALUE As city populations grow, motor vehicle congestion increases. New roads are rarely  an option in mature cities. Protected bike lanes bring order and predictability to streets and provide transportation choices while…

The Best Bike Lock

Eric Hanson of Outside Magazine took a look at the best bike lock that money can buy. The consensus among those in the know was that a u-lock is best for virtually everyone, offering the highest ratio of security to portability. Unconventional devices like folding locks are intriguing, but so far none offer the security…